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Steve Zahn was born in Marshall, Minnesota, to Zelda, who worked at a YMCA, and Carleton Edward Zahn, a Lutheran pastor. His father is of German and Swedish descent and his mother is of German ancestry. Zahn's career kicked off in his native Minnesota when he crashed the audition of a local stage production of "Biloxi Blues" and won the lead role. ... See full bio »

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 2016 Robodog (post-production)
 2015 The Good Dinosaur (filming)
Thunderclap (voice)
 2014-2015 Modern Family (TV Series)
- Knock 'Em Down (2015) ... Ronnie
- The Big Guns (2015) ... Ronnie
 2015 Mad Dogs (TV Series)
 2013 Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja (TV Series)
Terry McFist
- Fart-Topia (2013) ... Terry McFist (voice)
 2009/I Night Train
 2008 Management
 2008 Unstable Fables: 3 Pigs & a Baby
Sandy Pig (voice)
 2008 Comanche Moon (TV Mini-Series)
Gus McCrae
- Episode #1.3 (2008) ... Gus McCrae
- Episode #1.2 (2008) ... Gus McCrae
- Episode #1.1 (2008) ... Gus McCrae
 2006 Bandidas
 2005 Chicken Little (Video Game)
Runt of the Litter (voice)
 2002 Stuart Little 2
Monty (voice)
 2001 Wolf Lake (TV Series)
- Meat the Parents (2001) ... Fletch (uncredited)
 2001 Joy Ride
 2001 Dr. Dolittle 2
Archie (voice)
 1999 Freak Talks About Sex
 1999 Happy, Texas
Wayne Wayne Wayne Jr., aka David
 1998 Safe Men
 1998 The Object of My Affection
Frank Hanson
 1998 From the Earth to the Moon (TV Mini-Series)
Elliott See
- Can We Do This? (1998) ... Elliott See
 1996 SubUrbia
 1996 Race the Sun
Hans Kooiman
 1995 Friends (TV Series)
- The One with Phoebe's Husband (1995) ... Duncan
 1995 Picture Windows (TV Series)
- Armed Response (1995) ... Crook
 1994 Normandy: The Great Crusade (TV Movie)
Bill Preston (voice)
 1993 South Beach (TV Series)
Lane Bailey
- Pirates of the Caribbean (1993) ... Lane Bailey
 1992 Rain Without Thunder
Jeremy Tanner
 1991 First Love, Fatal Love (TV Movie)
 1990 All My Children (TV Series)
- Episode #1.5303 (1990) ... Spence (uncredited)
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5' 7¼" (1.71 m)

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[on filming Rescue Dawn (2006) in Thailand] We'd be walking barefoot through jungle no one has ever walked through, with thorns and snakes and whatever. Sometimes Christian [Christian Bale] and I would just sit on a rice paddy and laugh, like, "Can you believe this?" It was intense. I'd need a 12-pack in the backyard and a full five hours to tell all the stories. See more »


Lost 40 pounds for his role in Rescue Dawn (2006). See more »

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